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Shop Spotlight: Chicago Music Exchange – Chicago

This place is truly Guitar Nirvana! Visiting CME is a not-to-be missed experience for the guitar aficionado. It boasts a staggering collection of the very finest vintage guitars as well as new and used instruments, and stands as one of the most impressive operations of its kind in the world. For almost 20 years Chicago Music Exchange has been the place to find some of the finest vintage… Read More

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Gear Profile: Fender Custom Shop – World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster!

 

We met with The Fender Custom Shop recently to take a look at “The World’s Most Expensive Stratocaster,” called “The Midnight Opulence” which been put up for sale in Singapore for an amazing US$90,000.

 

Studded with several different kinds of precious jewels, including diamonds, citrine, blue topaz, peridot and emeralds the ‘Midnight Opulence’ is a one-of-a-kind axe, hand built from scratch and designed by master builder Yuriy Shishkov. Even the guitar wires are hand-hammered of fine silver and rose gold design.

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GSTV Featured Artists:Kenny Wayne Shepherd Jams with Mike Huckabee!


Guitar Shop TV recently sat down with blues/rock sensation Kenny Wayne Shepard to discuss new signature Fender Stratocaster at NAMM 2012. According to Fender‘s website, the guitar was inspired by his own 1961 Stratocaster. It features vintage styling with modern appointments, including Graph Tech® bridge saddles, a 12” radius fretboard, custom neck shape and jumbo frets.

 

The guitar is available… Read More

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Holiday Guide: With Lions

 

What do you want for the holidays? …the question that either provokes wide eyes and an immediate response, or a a major racking of the brain. When it comes to dream gear, both members of With Lions know exactly what they want; and it happens to be the same thing. As far as the best musically related holiday present, they both shared stories about instruments; alas, not similar at all this time. Read both answers below to get into the spirit of the season and learn a little… Read More

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Shop Spotlight: Chelsea Guitars – New York

Chelsea Guitars owner Dan Courtenay shows Guitar Shop TV the store’s collection of vintage and “affordable” guitars. As he says, “I don’t consider myself a ‘vintage’ guitar dealer; I consider myself a ‘used’ guitar dealer.”

 

This small, unpretentious store adjacent to the famous Chelsea Hotel is a rock-star hangout for artists like Billy Corgan and The Hives, who come for… Read More

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Guitar Shop TV Episode 2: Rudy’s Music – New York

Episode Two: Guitar Shop TV heads to Rock N Roll Vintage Guitars in Chicago to check out some amazing classic axes including a 1964 Epiphone Riviera, talks to Rudy Pensa of Rudy Pensa Music in New York about his “new girlfriend,” a 1959 blond ash Fender Stratocaster, and answers a viewer question all the way from Hong Kong!

 

 

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